Tag Archives: European Union

EU, US Announce Initiative to Cut Methane Emissions

The European Union and the US have announced the Global Methane Pledge, an initiative to reduce global methane emissions to be launched at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26) in November in Glasgow. President Biden and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen urged countries at the US-led Major …

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Existential Threat to Natural Gas in Europe

It is ironic that at a time when natural gas is under existential attack in Europe, high prices are conspiring with those aiming for its demise. Even though such high prices are a temporary phenomenon, they are encouraging and hastening the switch to renewables. High gas prices in Europe are …

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EU Parliament Mulls Block on Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline & Banning Russia from SWIFT System, despite Leaders’ Calls for Dialogue

A group of EU lawmakers have drafted a resolution that would impose new sanctions on Russia and scupper a Moscow-backed Baltic Sea pipeline, ignoring recent calls from the bloc’s top politicians for more constructive relations. The motion, put forward by representatives of some of the assembly’s largest political groupings, says …

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